DAILY 4pm-4am • SAT 1pm-5am • SUN 1pm-4am

Live Music

NICK’S has live music every Friday and Saturday night.
NEVER A COVER!
Our bands play it all, from R&B, funk and sweet soul music to Chicago blues and great rock & roll. We offer great drink specials and if there’s no band, our jukebox can’t be beat. Check out our line-up and join the party!

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* CHICAGO CATZCHICAGO CATZ

Time: 9:00 pm

The Chicago Catz are one of the Windy City’s best kept secrets and treasures. For more than 30 years, this group of professional musicians have performed at some of the most prestigious private parties and events in Chicago. “High society hors d’oeuvre music”, you’re thinking. To the contrary, The Chicago Catz serve up and dish out the hottest “get out of your seat and dance” music in town!

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* OMAR COLEMANOMAR COLEMAN

Time: 10:00 pm

Rooted in the blues, spiked with R&B urgency, and resonant with deep-soul passion, the music of Omar Coleman both moves the heart and galvanizes the feet.

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* TWO DOLLAR BEER DAY!TWO DOLLAR BEER DAY!

2 Dollar BOTTLED BEER
3 Dollar DRAFT BEER
5 Dollar PBR & SHOT
7 Dollar CHICAGO HANDSHAKE
5 Dollar MIXED DRINKS
3 Dollar SHOTS
BEST DEAL IN THE CITY!!!
EVERY SUNDAY – 1pm-4am

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* NICK’S KARAOKE DANCE PARTY!!!NICK’S KARAOKE DANCE PARTY!!!

Time: 10:00 pm

Nick’s and host Andrew throw an AWESOME KARAOKE PARTY every Monday night! Well known as the BEST KARAOKE PARTY in the city. It’s a dance party every MONDAY 10pm-1:30am.
GREAT DRINK SPECIALS! OPEN ‘TIL 4am.
Come belt out a tune!!!

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* THIRSTY BRAIN TRIVIATHIRSTY BRAIN TRIVIA

Time: 8:00 pm

Come test you trivia knowledge for great prizes!
DRINK SPECIALS!
TUESDAYS 8pm

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* FIREBALL & FREE POOL!FIREBALL & FREE POOL!

FREE POOL EVERY WEDNESDAY!
PBR & FIREBALL SHOT = FIVE BUCKS
4pm-4am

* STAND UP & SHOUTSTAND UP & SHOUT

Time: 9:00 pm

Open Mic Comedy

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* DAVE SPECTERDAVE SPECTER

Time: 9:00 pm

Blues guitarist, bandleader and producer Dave Specter has earned an international reputation as one of the premier talents on the Chicago blues scene.

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* JOHN KIMLERJOHN KIMLER

Time: 10:00 pm

John writes songs that sound as if they may have been written a hundred years ago, and sings them as though he’s sitting around the bonfire in a Hooverville somewhere back in the 1930’s.

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* TWO DOLLAR BEER DAY!TWO DOLLAR BEER DAY!

2 Dollar BOTTLED BEER
3 Dollar DRAFT BEER
5 Dollar PBR & SHOT
7 Dollar CHICAGO HANDSHAKE
5 Dollar MIXED DRINKS
3 Dollar SHOTS
BEST DEAL IN THE CITY!!!
EVERY SUNDAY – 1pm-4am

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* NICK’S KARAOKE DANCE PARTY!!!NICK’S KARAOKE DANCE PARTY!!!

Time: 10:00 pm

Nick’s and host Andrew throw an AWESOME KARAOKE PARTY every Monday night! Well known as the BEST KARAOKE PARTY in the city. It’s a dance party every MONDAY 10pm-1:30am.
GREAT DRINK SPECIALS! OPEN ‘TIL 4am.
Come belt out a tune!!!

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* THIRSTY BRAIN TRIVIATHIRSTY BRAIN TRIVIA

Time: 8:00 pm

Come test you trivia knowledge for great prizes!
DRINK SPECIALS!
TUESDAYS 8pm

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* FIREBALL & FREE POOL!FIREBALL & FREE POOL!

FREE POOL EVERY WEDNESDAY!
PBR & FIREBALL SHOT = FIVE BUCKS
4pm-4am

* STAND UP & SHOUTSTAND UP & SHOUT

Time: 9:00 pm

Open Mic Comedy

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* BMR4BMR4

Time: 9:00 pm

Making good music, and making you happy. Blues, jazz, rock, and funk can do that.

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* BOB STROGER & FRIENDSBOB STROGER & FRIENDS

Time: 10:00 pm

Bob Stroger, bass player and blues vocalist, was born in the state of Missouri. He moved to Chicago in 1955 where he lived in the back of a night club on the West Side. Howlin’ Wolf and Muddy Waters were regulars there. “It looked like they were having a lot of fun, and I made up my mind that what I wanted to do was play music,” Bob remembers.

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* TWO DOLLAR BEER DAY!TWO DOLLAR BEER DAY!

2 Dollar BOTTLED BEER
3 Dollar DRAFT BEER
5 Dollar PBR & SHOT
7 Dollar CHICAGO HANDSHAKE
5 Dollar MIXED DRINKS
3 Dollar SHOTS
BEST DEAL IN THE CITY!!!
EVERY SUNDAY – 1pm-4am

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* NICK’S KARAOKE DANCE PARTY!!!NICK’S KARAOKE DANCE PARTY!!!

Time: 10:00 pm

Nick’s and host Andrew throw an AWESOME KARAOKE PARTY every Monday night! Well known as the BEST KARAOKE PARTY in the city. It’s a dance party every MONDAY 10pm-1:30am.
GREAT DRINK SPECIALS! OPEN ‘TIL 4am.
Come belt out a tune!!!

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* THIRSTY BRAIN TRIVIATHIRSTY BRAIN TRIVIA

Time: 8:00 pm

Come test you trivia knowledge for great prizes!
DRINK SPECIALS!
TUESDAYS 8pm

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* FIREBALL & FREE POOL!FIREBALL & FREE POOL!

FREE POOL EVERY WEDNESDAY!
PBR & FIREBALL SHOT = FIVE BUCKS
4pm-4am

* STAND UP & SHOUTSTAND UP & SHOUT

Time: 9:00 pm

Open Mic Comedy

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* BROTHER JOHN KATTKEBROTHER JOHN KATTKE

Time: 9:00 pm

Brother John has been a resident musician at Buddy Guy’s Legends in Chicago for 25 years. He has played with Eric Clapton, Steve Miller, the Black Crowes, and acquired ringing endorsements from many other musicians of renown. For example: Led Zeppelin vocalist Robert Plant had seen John play with Otis Rush at the Jazz Café in London. When Plant and Kattke met in person at the United Center in Chicago, Plant told Kattke: “You play a mean guitar!” George Benson came to the jam session that Kattke hosts at Buddy Guy’s Legends in Chicago. After hearing the opening set that John played with his band, Benson told him: “You’re fearless! I thought I was fearless! You’re fearless!”

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* MIKE WHEELER BANDMIKE WHEELER BAND

Time: 10:00 pm

Mike Wheeler has a vast knowledge of music and a voice that’s reminiscent of the late Sam Cooke. He can sing and play everything so well that you may forget what the original record even sounds like. From Jazz to Rock, from popular music to Top 40, he slides in and out of musical genres with sophistication, ease and indulgence. Mike Wheeler is a brilliant staple in the Chicago blues community, playing and writing songs for a variety of Chicago artists including, Nellie Tiger Travis, Peaches Staten, Sam Cockrell, Demetria Taylor, Big Ray & Cadillac Dave. Mike was a well known member of Big James &The Chicago Playboys, a notable band in Chicago and recorded five albums with the group. He has travelled the world as an ambassador for Chicago blues music. He’s been to Monaco, France, Switzerland, Spain and Belgium, just to name a few. He’s also shared the stage with the most elite musicians the world has known, including Willie Kent, Koko Taylor, Buddy Guy, B.B. King, George Benson, Jimmy Johnson and Shemekia Copeland. Mike was inducted in the Chicago Blues Hall of Fame in 2014.

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* TWO DOLLAR BEER DAY!TWO DOLLAR BEER DAY!

2 Dollar BOTTLED BEER
3 Dollar DRAFT BEER
5 Dollar PBR & SHOT
7 Dollar CHICAGO HANDSHAKE
5 Dollar MIXED DRINKS
3 Dollar SHOTS
BEST DEAL IN THE CITY!!!
EVERY SUNDAY – 1pm-4am

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* NICK’S KARAOKE DANCE PARTY!!!NICK’S KARAOKE DANCE PARTY!!!

Time: 10:00 pm

Nick’s and host Andrew throw an AWESOME KARAOKE PARTY every Monday night! Well known as the BEST KARAOKE PARTY in the city. It’s a dance party every MONDAY 10pm-1:30am.
GREAT DRINK SPECIALS! OPEN ‘TIL 4am.
Come belt out a tune!!!

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* THIRSTY BRAIN TRIVIATHIRSTY BRAIN TRIVIA

Time: 8:00 pm

Come test you trivia knowledge for great prizes!
DRINK SPECIALS!
TUESDAYS 8pm

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* FIREBALL & FREE POOL!FIREBALL & FREE POOL!

FREE POOL EVERY WEDNESDAY!
PBR & FIREBALL SHOT = FIVE BUCKS
4pm-4am

* STAND UP & SHOUTSTAND UP & SHOUT

Time: 9:00 pm

Open Mic Comedy

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* JIMMY BURNS BANDJIMMY BURNS BAND

Time: 9:00 pm

Born in Mississippi in 1943, Jimmy Burns is a contemporary bluesman who combines his Delta roots with R&B and soul for a sound uniquely his own. Burns moved to Chicago at age 12 and went on to contribute to both gospel and folk around town. With a melodic guitar style, soulful vocals, and expressive lyrics, Burns is a charismatic stage performer. After a long break from performing to raise a family, Jimmy Burns’s 1996 debut album went on to win “Best Blues Record of the Year”

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* GERALD McCLENDONGERALD McCLENDON

Time: 10:00 pm

Gerald, known in Chicago as the “Soulkeeper.” One of the most reminiscent and versatile soul, R&B, singer/songwriter/performers in the recording industry.